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User Guide
Releases Tab
Releases Tab
The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer enables you to create releases, archived copies, of your content.
Creating a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to create a release and archive content in its current state.
Viewing a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to view a release.
Downloading a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to download the source files for a release.
Branching a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to branch a release.
Localizing a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to localize a release.
Deprecating a Release
Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to deprecate a release that is no longer the latest release.
Releases Tab

The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer enables you to create releases, archived copies, of your content.
The Releases Tab creates releases of files, which are archives of content at a specific point in time. Once a release has been created, you can localize, output, branch, view, download and depreciate the release.
For more information, see Releases.
Creating a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to create a release and archive content in its current state.
  1. In the Content Manager , right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Create Release.

    Expected Result
    The Publish Release window displays.
  3. Enter a release name and notes.
  4. Click Publish Release. Releases Tab
result

A release is created for the topic or map and listed in the Releases Tab.

Viewing a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to view a release.
  1. In the Content Manager , right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click View.

    Expected Result
    The release name and released content display in the Resource Viewer .

    Releases Tab Branching Tab

  3. Do any of the following:

    1. To navigate the topics, click a topic in the navigation pane.

      Step Information
    2. To navigate backwords or forwards, click Previous or Next.

      Step Information
result

You are viewing a release.

Downloading a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to download the source files for a release.
  1. In the Content Manager , right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Download Source (zip). Download dialog
  3. Click Save.
result

The source files for the release are downloaded as a zip folder to your computer.

Branching a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to branch a release.
  1. In the Content Manager , right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Branch.

    Expected Result
    The Create New Branch window displays.
  3. Do one of the following:

    • To create a new branch, enter a new branch name.
    • To merge the release into another branch, select the branch.
  4. Click Save.

    Expected Result
    A dialog displays.
  5. Click OK.
result

The release is branched.

Localizing a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to localize a release.
  1. In the Content Manager , right-click a released file and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.
  2. Click Localize.

    Expected Result
    The Localization Manager interface displays.
  3. From the New Localization Job menu, select a localization package. Click Go.
  4. Configure your localization job:

    1. In the Project Notes field, enter any notes you have for the localization team. These notes will display in a TXT file in the localization package. Project Notes field
    2. (Optional) To modify the Manager, enter or select a user.
    3. (Source and Media Packages only) To include all resources in the source package, in the Include drop-down menu, select All Resources.
    4. In the Include field, select All Media if you localize the files for the first time or Only Changed Media if you have already localized the files.
    5. In the Pick Target Locales field, add one or more target languages.
    6. (Optional, XLIFF Package only) Under Pick Reference Content to Include, select the reference content you created earlier.

      Step Information
      Even though this step is optional, we recommend to always add reference content, for example PDF or HTML. It will be added in a folder to your XLIFF package.
  5. Click Save.

    Expected Result
    The localization job displays. The Project Notes, Manager, and Locales are displayed.
  6. Click Download Localization Package .
result

The localization job for the release is created and the source files are downloaded. You can send the file out for localization. Once the localization is complete, upload the file.

Deprecating a Release

Use the Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer to deprecate a release that is no longer the latest release.
  1. In the Content Manager , right-click a topic or map and select Releases.

    Expected Result
    The Releases Tab in the Resource Viewer displays.

  2. Click Deprecate this Release.

    Expected Result
    The release is deprecated and the release information is hidden.

result

The release is deprecated.